Born: 2 November 1773 Died: 16 November 1855
Biography Stephen Grellet was a prominent French-born American Quaker missionary.
He was born Étienne de Grellet du Mabillier in Limoges. During the French Revolution he was sentenced to be executed, but escaped and eventually fled Europe to the United States in 1795. Impressed by the writings of William Penn, George Fox, and Quaker beliefs, in 1796 Grellet joined the Society of Friends.
Grellet died in Burlington and his body was buried there, behind the Quaker Meeting House at 340 High Street.
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